Marilynne Robinson has written widely-acclaimed novels and essays that explore the relationship between religion and culture. Marilynne Robinson Society at the 2019 American Literature Association (ALA) Conference is soliticing proposals that examine how recent developments in post-secular studies can illuminate Robinson’s religious vision. Jurgen Habermas, Talal Asad, Charles Taylor, Jared Hickman, Tracy Fessensden, among other scholars, have led us to reconsider the secularization thesis and the ways in which it has shaped narratives of modernity. We ask how Robinson’s investigation of faith is especially relevant to the growing field of postsecular studies.
What is love? Why is it so important in our lives? And why should we think about it? The subject of love is of enormous importance to our daily lives, as love sustains us and gives meaning to existence. Yet, love seems to be a theme that is underdeveloped in contemporary research. Whatever the reason for that is, love remains one of the central concepts in the history of Western thought. Not only does philosophy literally mean “love for wisdom,” but the discussion of the theme of love has been part philosophy’s inheritance since the time of Plato’s Symposium.
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Critical Reflections on Contemporary Muslim Thought and Human Rights
Journal of Contemporary Poetics
Vol. 2, Issue. 2
Journal of Contemporary Poetics is published by the Department of English, Faculty of Languages and Literature, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan. This interdisciplinary journal welcomes articles and book reviews from various disciplines in Literature, Linguistics and other disciplines in Social Sciences and Humanities.
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A Step Closer to Heaven:
Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and Theologies of the Afterlife. An Anthology of Essays.
Jennifer McFarlane Harris, Xavier University
Emily Hamilton-Honey, SUNY Canton
Iroro: A Journal of the Faculty Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.
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Interested scholars and practitioners are hereby invited to submit articles for review and possible publication in Volume 18, Nos. 1&2 of Iroro. The volume will be published in September, 2019.
American Theater in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference 2019
August 7-11, 2019
The ATHE Religion and Theatre Focus groups invites current and recent graduate students and/or independent scholars who have not yet presented at a major national conference to submit papers for its 2019 Emerging Scholars Panel.
Seeking Contributions for excommunicated (the newsletter of the International Society for Heresy Studies), Vol. 4, No. 2,
Every heretic sooner or later faces issues of freedom of speech (or its opposite: censorship). While there may be mute heresies of a ritual nature, most of the time, heresy expresses itself in language, and it would not be termed heresy if this dissenting discourse were not in tension with normative ways of talking about faith, doctrine, and values.
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. Submissions are peer-reviewed by a selection board at BYU, and final decisions are made by the journal's two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with a faculty advisor. We have recently published our Winter 2018 issue. We will begin accepting submissions for our Winter 2019 issue in early November 2018.
Religion and Radicalism in Western Culture, 1700-Present
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